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He was publicly scourged, spit upon, buffeted, and crucified as a malefactor.

Close around him, left and right; spit upon him, spurn and smite: Spit upon him as you see; spurn and spit at him like me.

They spit upon the ground—a pebble is tossed at a convert—a sudden shout of “Allah”—pushing and jostling—a lighted torch blazes!

I almost wanted to spit upon the floor, in an uncontrollable gesture of repudiation.

We kick backwards at the human race, we spit upon them; we void our rheum upon their ugly gaberdines.


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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spit upon, such as: abhor, despise, detest, loathe, scorn, and shun.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.